1LAW1

1 Law and Order (1LAW1)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs B. Hoy

Learners will explore and learn the foundations of justice concepts, principles, and processes such as coercive power, balancing competing claims, impartiality, equity which are the foundation of our legal system. They will investigate a famous New Zealand crime of their choosing and, in doing so, learn how to effectively gather and sort evidence that is relevant to their crime.

 

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Voluntary Course Contribution
● Course Fee $5.00 for in class materials and resources.
● Possible Field Trip opportunity to deepen and reinforce learning at an approximate cost of between $15 to $35 covering travel expenses and entry fee. * to be confirmed during the course depending on available exhibitions and events and added to statements as they occur.

Optional Items - Recommended for home purchase and use
● Dedicated learner laptop (Chrome book suitable) with learners own headset recommended.

See Senior Stationery list on our My School Office Max Portal.

No additional course specific stationery items required.

To keep costs low, we recommend only buying the items of stationery you do not have. Your child is welcome to bring items from home, perhaps purchased in previous years and repurposed to save money. This could include erasers, headphones, scientific calculators and padlocks for the lockers if they already have one.

Pathway

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 27838 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate understanding of foundational concepts of justice
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 27847 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate understanding of law making processes
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91042 v3
NZQA Info
Social Studies 1.4 - Report on personal involvement in a social justice and human rights action
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 12
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 4
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

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